Captain America: Civil War

The third Captain America film cements the series’ place at the top of the Marvel movie food chain. While the first Iron Man is hard to beat, later installments haven’t been up to snuff. You liked the Avengers films better? Good news: Captain America: Civil War is a better Avengers film than either of Joss Whedon’s entries. It’s also arguably the best film of the Cap series. Captain America: Civil War Directors: Anthony Russo & Joe Russo Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Sebastian Stan, Scarlett Johansson, Don Cheadle, Anthony Mackie, Paul Rudd, Chadwick Boseman Review: 4.5 stars (of five) The story...

42

Directed by: Brian Helgeland Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie, Alan Tudyk Review: 3 stars (of five) As a film, 42 is too heavy-handed and reverential, a sun-kissed hagiography that recreates a slice of history without seeming to reveal anything.  Because the film is...